Social Shapla – arts for Bengali Women

An exciting new creative project for Bangladeshi women in the Kentish Town/Queens Crescent area – art, cake and chat, in a safe, comfortable environment with friendly experienced facilitators.

Currently running on Wednesday afternoons, this project hopes to provide space for women to get together, take some time for themselves and experience a series of creative projects.

Drawn Together

Drawn Together is a creative community for the over 50s using arts practices to support connection, explore ways of seeing, sensing and experiencing ourselves and one another, and deepening our curiosity.

We run this session twice a month, each on a Monday morning.

Drawing for Aphasia

This project is for people with aphasia who can’t draw and who have always wanted to learn. It is also for those who used to draw but don’t anymore or those that do draw but want to explore further. The group is also open to people with other neurological difficulties/mental health difficulties, e.g. dementia or depression.

Observational drawing can help self-esteem and confidence, thinking and memory, social skills and pleasure in life.

Our facilitator Catriona Andrew is a trained Speech & Language Therapist as well as an artist. The project aims to help with language, but most of all that people will learn a new skill in a friendly atmosphere and it will be fun.